Chicago shootings: At least 10 shot, 2 killed in Memorial Day weekend violence across city, CPD says

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Saturday, May 25, 2024
2 men killed in Albany park shooting, Chicago police say
Chicago police are investigating after two men were shot in killed Friday night in Albany Park.

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At least 10 people have been shot, two fatally, in Memorial Day weekend gun violence across Chicago, police said.

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Chicago police are investigating a double homicide in the city's Albany Park neighborhood.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired in an alley near Leland and Troy just before 11:30 p.m. Friday night, police said.

Investigators said they found two men who had been shot in the head. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

A witness told police say they saw a black sedan speeding away from the area.

No one is in custody. Area Five detectives are investigating.

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About an hour earlier, three men were shot on the South Side, police said.

Police said the shooting happened in the Englewood neighborhood's 300 West 59th Place just after 10:30 p.m.

A group of people were hanging out on a vacant lot when someone fired shots, police said.

A 29-year-old man, shot in his lower leg, was transported to Providence Hospital in good condition.

Another 29-year-old man, grazed in his shoulder, took himself to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

A 25-year-old man, shot in his arm, was transported to the same hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody and Area One detectives are investigating.

Last weekend, at least 45 people were shot, one fatally, in gun violence across Chicago, police said.

Last year in Chicago, there were 53 people shot and 11 killed over Memorial Day weekend.

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